Football 5-A-Side

Football 5-a-side is a form of football for the visually impaired athletes. This sport which first entered the Paralympic program at Athens 2004 is played with modified FIFA rules.



This sport made its debut in 1979 in Iran. The national squad experience the first international appearance in 1980 in South Korea. 
Currently, football 5-a-side is played in 10 provincial clubs and 6 sport clubs in the country. 


Watch the introduction Football 5-A-Side on Paralympic TV.